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5 Carpet Cleaning Hacks for Stubborn Carpet Stains

 

 

Stuck with the gross smell from stubborn carpet stains? Don’t just toss them away. Try these 5 DIY carpet cleaning hacks.

Let me guess – you are struggling with stubborn stains on your carpet. We cracked the code!

A carpet is an amazing addition to the home. It is both aesthetically pleasing and functional. This shoots it to the top of the most favoured types of flooring.

Notwithstanding, it is no secret that maintaining a carpet is a lot of work. To preserve its beauty and longevity, experts advise homeowners to take good care of their carpets. But that is no easy job. Carpets tend to hold on to stains more than any other type of flooring. If you have pets or kids, then you will have much bigger trouble maintaining your carpets as stains are bound to set in at some point no matter how careful you are.

 

So, how do you deal with stains that just won’t let go? We put together the cleaning hacks for 5 of such stains in this article detailing 5 Cleaning Hacks for Stubborn Carpet Stains

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How to Remove Red Wine Stains from Carpet

 

  •  First things first, be ready to clean over and over again because this is the toughest stain to get out of a carpet

 

  • Make sure to dry the wine from the carpet so you don’t spread it to unaffected areas.

 

  • Get just enough club soda to cover the stained area.

 

  • Leave to set for a while and start blotting it up.

 

  • Don’t be discouraged if the first wash didn’t get it all out. Just repeat the process as many times as necessary to remove stubborn carpet stains.



How to Remove Blood Stains from Carpet



  • Bloodstains can easily spread if not noticed early enough. Whether a little stain or not, make sure to attack it as soon as you notice it. Leaving it to settle in means more work for you.

 

  • Spray a mixture of hydrogen peroxide and dish soap on the stain

 

  • Leave the mixture to stay then wash off.



How to Remove Pet Stains from Carpet

 

  •  Use vinegar to completely rid the carpet of the stains.

 

  • Mix ¼ cup of vinegar with an equal amount of warm water.

 

  • Then spray the mixture on the stained area. Allow to set.

 

  • Now, vigorously clean the area until the stain disappears.

 

Note: Before anything else, be sure to pick up as many stains as you can get from the carpet.

 

 How to Remove Ink Stains from Carpet



  • Ink stains can be tough to remove. Therefore, an alcohol solution is necessary. You could try isopropyl alcohol.

 

  • With the alcohol, dampen a clean cloth and use it to clean the stained area.

 

Note: To get the expected result, be sure to repeat the process over and again

 

How to Remove Coffee Stains from Carpet



  •  As explained for red wine, it is essential to keep the stain from spreading. You can do this by drying up whatever excess is on the carpet.

 

  • Then throw in a mixture of water, detergent, and vinegar. This will break the bond in the stains and make it easier to dissolve stubborn carpet stains.

 

Note: Use non-bleach detergent.

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How to Remove Vomit Stains from Carpet

 

  •  Removing vomit stains is just as demanding. You may have to blot up the stain multiple times for the desired result.

 

  • Start by removing debris or solid matter. So you do not end up mashing the stain into the carpet fibres.

 

  • Sprinkle enough baking soda on the stained area.

 

  • Allow settling for about 15 minutes

 

  • Vacuum or blot up as many times as required



This sums up how to remove 5 of the most stubborn carpet stains we face in our homes and offices. If your carpet is refusing to let go of stains, you may just need one of these cleaning tricks to get things going. Thank us later!

 

Let us know which tips you are trying next in the comment section below. Also, don’t forget to like, share, and subscribe to encourage us to produce more great tips like these.


© London Carpet Cleaners

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Deodorise the Carpet Naturally in these 5 Eco-friendly Carpet Cleaning Tips

 

 

Are you devoted to environmental awareness? If you want to live a healthier lifestyle and preserve nature, you need to adopt reasonable cleaning approaches and give up on harsh chemical-based detergents. Surely your brand-new cleaning routine must include the carpet - natural cleaning methods have to be applied so that you can stick to your goal. If the rug has trapped nasty odours, eliminate them safely by using these eco-friendly hacks:

 

Apply baking soda – at the beginning of your eco-friendly journey, you might wonder what baking soda has to do with deodorising the carpet. You should know that this simple baking ingredient has an amazing absorbent potential that allows it to remove nasty smells when applied to a surface. So in case you have a fresh box of baking soda in your pantry, open it and cover the entire carpet with it. The longer you wait for baking soda to sit on the rug, the better results you will get. Once the ingredient has spent sufficient time on the carpet, vacuum clean thoroughly to remove the residue.

 

Mix vinegar with water – white distilled vinegar is also a natural ingredient you can count on to banish smells from the carpet. While tackling various stains from the rug is what vinegar is famous for, nasty odours is another issue you can deal with when you mix equal amounts of water and vinegar in a spray bottle. Spritz your eco-friendly deodoriser all over the carpet and wait for a few hours before the process is complete. Don’t worry, once your carpet dries, the distinctive smell of vinegar will vanish, along with any other unpleasant smells trapped in the carpet.

 

Add essential oils – using baking soda to neutralise carpet odours is a proven method to refresh the rug, but if you aim at adding a lovely scent to your place, stick to essential oils. They are perfectly safe for your health and one of the most effective solutions to improve air quality indoors. So grab a handy container and add two cups of baking soda and 10-15 drops of your favourite essential oil like grapefruit or lavender. Shake it well, so that you can mix the ingredients and apply the solution to the carpet. For tougher odours, you should let the mixture sit overnight before you vacuum clean.

 

Stick to borax – if your goal is to not only deodorise the carpet but to disinfect it as well, boost the cleaning potential of your eco-friendly baking soda-essential oils mixture with borax. Borax is acid homeowners rely on when their rugs have been affected by mould and mildew that often trigger nasty carpet smells. To deal with the problem naturally, mix half a cup of borax and one cup of baking soda, then add the essential oil to the container. Now follow the same approach you discovered when you cleaned the carpet with only baking soda – cover the whole surface and let the mixture sit for a few hours. Vacuum clean the powder and enjoy your deodorised carpet.

 

Try with dried herbs – are you out of your favourite essential oil? You will be happy to find out that when it comes to deodorize the carpet naturally, you can replace essential oils with dried herbs. No particular type of herbs is required to get the mixture ready, just use what you have in your kitchen cabinet like lavender or cinnamon. Again, you should have a handy container at your disposal to mix the herbs with half a cup of baking soda. Apply the mixture on the carpet and vacuum in an hour.

 

Tackling bad smells trapped in the carpet can be tricky, that’s why you should master these cool deodorising hacks. They all involve only natural ingredients anyone at home can benefit from.

 

© Carpet Cleaner Ltd

 

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Cleaning with Lemons 101 - What you Need to Know

 

 

Welcome back to our blog! 

If you follow many of the eco-friendly cleaning tips published around, you should know by now that lemons are one of the most useful ingredients for this kind of cleaning. With a few citrus fruits by your side, you can keep your home fresh and clean at all times. 

In this guide, we will take a look at 10 things you can do with lemons. Some of these are simple cleaning solutions, others shed more light on things that you should never mix lemons with. Let’s get started: 

  • Neutralising the smell of vinegar – if you are an avid eco-friendly cleaner, perhaps you regularly resort to vinegar. As good as vinegar is at various cleaning tasks, it does come with one big drawback – it leaves a rather strong smell, which not everyone likes. Thankfully, lemon juice can tone that down. Not only will it neutralise the smell, but also boost the cleaning power of vinegar. Lemon juice and vinegar make for a very potent combination of eco-friendly ingredients, which you should use in your home. 

  • Clean glass – lemon juice mixed with vinegar presents a great tool for cleaning glass surfaces and windows in your home. What you will need for this DIY spray is 1bsp. of white vinegar, 2tbsp. lemon juice, 1 cup of hot water and a spray bottle to mix it all in. When you are done with creating the solution, simply spray on the glass surface and wipe. 

  • Use lemon juice as a degreaser – another good thing you can use lemon juice and vinegar is to de-grease messy areas. The next time you have trouble with the stovetop, just go for half a cup of lemon juice and 2 cups of white vinegar mixed. Spritz the area and then wipe with a clean rag. 

  • Scrub dishes with lemon juice – for dishes with stubborn stains, you will want to go with one rather simple solution, which doesn’t necessarily involve endless scrubbing with dishwashing soap. Slice a lemon in half and put salt on it. The acidic properties of the lemon plus the abrasiveness added by the salt will make short work of any mess. 

  • Clean your microwave – one of the best things you can do with lemons is to clean your microwave like a pro. Pour half a cup of lemon juice into a microwave-safe container. Squeeze 2 lemon halves in the liquid and then toss them in there as well. Microwave this for about 3 minutes. When it is done, don’t be quick to take it out. Instead, let it release some steam inside for a few more minutes. It will soften any gunk and splatters, making it super easy to wipe with a damp cloth. 

  • Remove stains naturally – did you know that lime and lemon juice is a perfect natural bleaching agent? This makes it perfect for removing stains. Sweat and deodorant marks don’t stand a chance against it. And it is also good against rust stains. Remember not to use it on any colourful fabrics, as there is the danger of it causing discolouration. 

  • Repel ants with lemon peels – ants often find their way inside the home. One thing that can help you against this issue is lemon peels. The way you use them is by putting lemon peels in a pot, then adding enough vinegar till you cover them. Heat that mixture and then leave it overnight. Strain the liquid and spray it where the ants are coming in. You won’t see them again. 

All of these tips using lemons work fantastic, so don’t hesitate to give them a shot! 

© FastKlean

 

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5 Cleaning Motivation Tips to Get You in the Groove

 

Are you struggling to keep your home clean and tidy at all times? You are not alone! Check out these cleaning motivation recommendations from our experts.

 

Cleaning can be boring! Yeah, we know. We also know that keeping the home tidied and clean is a desperate need for every homeowner. But only a few homeowners can achieve their cleaning goals. This may be due to their work schedule, time constraint, family duties or whatever reason there is. However, this doesn’t take away the fact that our homes deserve to be in tip-top condition at all times.

 

So, how do you make cleaning fun and easy?

In this article, 5 Cleaning Motivation to get you in the Groove, my team and I will introduce you to some super cool tricks to make cleaning easy and fun. Before then, be sure you are Subscribed so you do not miss future posts. Also, don’t miss your bonus at the end.

 

Get into something comfortable

 

As you get started, it is best to prepare your mind for the chore. You need to make up your mind to enjoy it. And find every possible way to make it fun.

 

A good place to start is your dress. You are about to clean. This requires lots of movement and activities. Of course, you need to be in something comfortable to work in. You do not need your clothes causing any discomfort or adding to the already stressful tasks.

 

Turn up the music!

 

Take it from us, cleaning is fun with music in the background. Whether you choose to use an earphone or a background speaker, it goes a long way to have fun and happy music playing. You can put it in your favourite playlist. You will be amazed at how quickly you will finish the task without any hassle. Works every time!

 

Get others involved

 

Music helps but having your family or a friend join you is the ultimate cleaning motivation you need to make the chore fun. You can assign some of the tasks to your kids or have your partner join in. You could also invite a friend to help out. This gives you someone to talk to and enjoy the experience with. Now, you have yourself a little party only this time the vacuum is the band and you are the performing artist!

 

Take it one bite at a time

 

You will agree there is so much to do in the home. The bigger the house and the family the more cleaning you will have to do. The trick here is to take it one step at a time. Make a checklist of all the areas to clean and take it one at a time. It is okay not to clean the entire house at once. You can always start from where you stopped another time. Taking on everything will only discourage you and leave you doing nothing at all.

 

Give it a timeline

 

Yes, it is your home. It is very easy to keep postponing it. After all, it’s your home. You can clean up whenever you feel like it. This feeling can keep your home dirty and messy for a very very long time.

We advise you to make a checklist and include a deadline. And be sure to stick with the deadline. Remember to keep the schedule practical so you can follow through with the plan.

 

You deserve a reward

 

Well, you may not think of this as a cleaning motivation from the start but you will get to know it plays a huge role with time.

 

Whether it is just a room or the entire house, you deserve a reward for checking off a part of your checklist. This is worth celebrating. Also, this gives you something to look forward to. Fun, right? Exactly!

 

Cleaning is not fun for many homeowners. When you think about the time and energy required and the size of the house, you may be tempted to let go of the idea of cleaning. Well postponing it doesn’t help. It only adds to the pile of work already waiting for you. Instead, we hope you use these 5 cleaning motivations to help you spruce the chore.

 

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4 Cleaning Tips that Focus on your Health

 

We are all aware of the fact that to live a healthier lifestyle our homes should be free from dust, grime and dangerous bacteria. What you probably didn't think about, however, is that the process of maintaining your space tidy should mind the health aspect as well. Even if you try hard to preserve your place super clean, you need to make sure you employ safe cleaning methods. Move on to find out effective cleaning tips that concentrate not only on perfect cleanness but on your health too:

 

  • Stop using aggressive detergents - despite the wide variety of commercial cleaning products you can choose from, their frequent application is not as safe as you may think. To be truly effective and capable of banishing all sorts of grime, most detergents are full of toxic ingredients that pose a threat to your health. From skin irritation to breathing problems, commercial cleaning products could be dangerous, especially when you constantly employ them in your regular cleaning sessions. If you want to adopt harmless cleaning techniques, simply go for eco-friendly solutions. Your local store probably offers many green cleaning alternatives that are just as powerful as their chemical versions.

 

  • Make your cleaning solutions - opting for toxin-free cleansers is always a smart decision, but you should know that you are not necessarily required to buy these products. In fact, you can prepare your cleaning mixtures using the harmless ingredients you already have in your kitchen cabinet. With eco-friendly ingredients like baking soda, white vinegar, salt or even rubbing alcohol you get the chance to obtain perfectly safe DIY cleansers to address the cleaning needs of your home. There is not a single cleaning task that can't be tackled with these safe ingredients, so give them a try. They are easy to find and at the same time super cheap.

 

  • Purify the air indoors - everyone at your place would benefit if you keep in mind that clean air is an important aspect of living a healthy life. In addition to turning your home into a cosier space, fresh air can also improve the environment. Although many homeowners reach for store-bought air fresheners, you should realise that these products contain toxins you don't want to breathe in. Instead of investing money in a brand-new air freshener, ensure healthy air at home naturally with the help of essential oils. This way you would not only enjoy your favourite scent but also rest assured the approach is safe for your health. Another way to provide clean air indoors is to take advantage of air-purifying plants. Many plants are famous for their filtering abilities, so there is no harm in growing one indoors.

 

  • Maintain your cleaning tools - it is crucial to know how to safely address each cleaning job, yet the equipment you utilise is just as important. Clean your place as often as possible and never forget to disinfect your cleaning tools after each application. If you have tiled or wooden floors installed, sanitise your mop once you are done wiping the surfaces. Sponges and microfiber cloths should be replaced regularly, otherwise, you might transfer germs from one surface to another. Tackling chores with clean equipment shouldn't be overlooked, so do your best to keep your cleaning arsenal in top shape.

 

 

©Domestic Cleaners Ltd

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